Moros Y Cristianos
A simple Cuban rice with the classic flavour of cumin, chilli and oregano.
Moros-y-Cristianos Recipe by Chef Ranveer Brar
Serves

- 4

Cooking Time

-20 Mins

Type

- main course

Difficulty

- Medium

Preparation Time

- 25 Mins

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 8 Cherry Tomatoes
  • ½ tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 50 ml Vegetable Stock
  • 200 gms soaked and cooked Black Beans
  • 1 cup Steamed Rice
  • 200 gms Paneer
  • 2 tbsp Corn Starch
  • Pinch of Cumin Powder
  • Pinch of Oregano
  • To taste Salt
  • Pinch of Chilli powder
  • For Garnish: Parsley sprigs.

HOW TO PREPARE MOROS Y CRISTIANOS

  1. 1

    In a pan, heat oil, sauté chopped garlic, bay leaves, add finely chopped onions, finely chopped red bell peppers, chopped cherry tomatoes, cumin powder, dried oregano and chilli powder and sauté.
  2. 2

    Add vegetable stock and black beans, when cooked mix steamed rice.
  3. 3

    Season Paneer with salt, dried oregano, chilli powder, cumin powder and coat in corn starch.
  4. 4

    Heat olive oil and grill the paneer.
  5. 5

    String paneer cubes on satay stick with cut cherry tomatoes.
  6. 6

    Serve Moros Y Christianos with the grilled paneer sticks and garnish with fresh parsley sprigs.

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